Put Money in a Piggy Bank
Black & Veatch
Saturday, March 02, 2019 Setup Time:
8:00 AM Contest Start Time:
Live Division II - Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Tanner Helton - invitation signed.
Zachary Gamble - invitation signed.
Aidan Lake - invitation sent
Dylan Nill - invitation signed.
Vincent Irwin - invitation sent
Benjamin Haukap - invitation signed.
What we're studying:
Physics!Our Team Leader's favorite quote:
"The first gulp from the glass of natural sciences will turn you into an atheist, but at the bottom of the glass God is waiting for you." - Werner HeisenbergWhy we think we should win:
Because of the number of truly satisfying things that happen in our device's operation.Suggestion for next year's challenge:
Spread butter on bread.Favorite Rube Goldberg video:
Machine uses a peg board to line up the various elements, which include: marbles, marble tracks, magnets, a mousetrap, some Snap Circuits, plenty of K'nex, loads of LEGOs, and lots more!
Our Step List
Step 1 : Marble falls down slide
Step 2 : Marble flicks lever
Step 3 : Lever flicks marble down tube
Step 4 : Marble falls in cup
Step 5 : cup falls
Step 6 : cup triggers marble launcher
Step 7 : Marble Launcher shoots marble up tube
Step 8 : Marble goes down side
Step 9 : Marbles falls and bumps into toy train
Step 10: Train bumps domino
Step 11: Domino bumps all other dominos down
Step 12 : Last domino pushes marble down
Step 13 : Marble falls into slide
Step 14: Marble falls into module 2 cup
Step 1. Mousetrap elevator
Step 2. Angle track
Step 3. Funnel
Step 4. Magnet mechanism
Step 5. Track
Step 6. Drop off
Step 1: ball goes through tube to trigger spinning Kinect which hits a lever
Step 2: the lever hit by the spinning Kinect piece goes down a spinning marble track and meets a lego bridge.
Step 3: the ball travels down the bridge and into a aluminum foil gutter.
Step 5: the aluminum foil gutter takes the ball to the bottom where t hits a Kinect piece triggering another ball to go. Anything after that is Aidan’s.
Step 1: Marble connects circuit and powers fan
Step 2: Fan pulls string freeing marble to roll through tube
Step 3: Marble picks 1 of 3 paths randomly in a labyrinth
Step 4: Marble falls into hyperbolic funnel
Step 5: Marble hits penny into piggybank
Our Close-ups: Photos
A maximum of 3 close-ups (scanned diagrams, photos). Images must be JPG or PNG, and less than 5 MB.
Our Close-ups: Task Completion
Our Machine Explaination and Walkthrough
Our Machine Run Videos